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Calories

(noun) Plural form of calorie.

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Re: sugar consumption and weight gain

... calorie intake, not sugars. The point is, that sugary foods are usually calorie dense. One chocolate bar (100 grams) or cake can have over 500 Calories. By drinking soda or fruit juices you also consume a lot of sugar. It's not just table sugar you add to foods it's sugar in any sugary food. ...

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by boron
Sat Sep 06, 2014 2:02 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
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Views: 615

sugar consumption and weight gain

... weight gain ? Table sugar has low glycemic index than commonly used foods and we use little amount sugar ( usually few grams and it add only few calories ). Then, why we want to go for artificial sweeteners for dieting? Sugar converted into glucose and fructose by digestive system and they enter ...

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by josem
Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:14 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: sugar consumption and weight gain
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Views: 615

Re: Food to ATP energy?

... We use the upper case "C" when talking about foods and the lower case "c" when talking about metabolism. Your 8000 calories is really only 8 Calories. The rest of this reply is going to be a little bit Math-intense, but I'll try to summarize at the end (I think I ...

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by tmbirkhead
Thu Aug 14, 2014 1:11 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
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Views: 1696

Re: Food to ATP energy?

The recommended daily intake is more than 2000 kilo calories! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Food_energy#Recommended_daily_intake The daily turnover of ATP is equivalent of about 1000 kcal.

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by JackBean
Sat Jun 28, 2014 12:50 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
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Views: 1696

Food to ATP energy?

... to pertain to many concepts. I am not a biologist but the following is my understanding: I suppose humans have an average daily intake of 2,000 calories in the form of food, using an average of 90 calories per hour while idle and awake. I suppose this food is digested and separated into nutrients ...

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by Viktor
Fri Jun 27, 2014 10:50 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Food to ATP energy?
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Views: 1696
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